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How Far is Comet C/2021 A7 (NEOWISE) from Earth?

The distance of Comet C/2021 A7 (NEOWISE) from Earth is currently 321,867,886 kilometers, equivalent to 2.151554 Astronomical Units. Light takes 17 minutes and 53.6357 seconds to travel from Comet C/2021 A7 (NEOWISE) and arrive to us.

321,867,886
2.151554
17 minutes and 53.6357 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet C/2021 A7 (NEOWISE) from Earth as a function of time. In the chart the distance data is measured in Astronomical Units and sampled with an interval of 1 day.

Distance of Comet C/2021 A7 (NEOWISE) from Earth between January 2013 and December 2100

The value of the reported distance might be somewhat inaccurate around the times of closest approach for objects passing extremely close to Earth. The value of the distance of C/2021 A7 (NEOWISE) from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet C/2021 A7 (NEOWISE) to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet C/2021 A7 (NEOWISE) to Earth happens on Mon Apr 5 2021 at a distance of 2.13664900 Astronomical Units, or 319,638,142 kilometers:

Mon Apr 5 2021
319,638,142
2.136649

NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.

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